Police have confirmed a Colchester man who had been missing since earlier today has been found after an urgent appeal.

The man, who is from Colchester, had not been seen since earlier today and police wanted to make sure he’s okay.

He had links to Coggeshall but police believed he may be in the Earls Colne area.

Anyone who knew his whereabouts was urged to call 999.

A spokesman for Essex Police has now said: "Good news! We're no longer looking for [the man] who was missing from Colchester. He's been found. Thank you for sharing our post.”